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What Does Bright Green Poop Mean
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Blood not normal: Bloody stools are not normal and should be evaluated by your doctor. Bright green poop may be caused by infection, excessive bilirubin, diet, or dyes in food. My son worried me when he had the most beautiful sea-foam green poop as a baby. We found out it was from his cousin's popcorn in the school colors-- blue and yellow. Regardless, you should see your doctor for an evaluation of the blood. ...Read more
Detoxing: Our poo varies in color based on what we eat and how we digest. Sweet potatoes can make it orange and beets can make it red. Kool aid grape drink can make it neon green and spinach can make it dark green. In diarrhea that you describe sounds like old poop was being cleared an it can be green to brown to yellow. You will be fine. ...Read more
I just had a mostly almost bright green (like the color of a lime or leaf) stool (not hard, mushy). It's never happened before. What does this mean
Rapid Transit: Bright green stool can be caused by many things but most of the time is due to the rapid movement of stool through the colon. The color of stool changes from green (bile) to yellow-brown as it passes through the colon. Any factor which leads to an increase passage of stools through the colon can prevent the change of coloring, hence the green stool. Ex: diarrhea after taking antibiotics. ...Read more
My 2 month old had a couple grey poops. Clay like texture. This morning I was grey/green. He's formula fed. Is this okay, what does it mean?
Green poop: Poop can be various colors including green and still be considered normal. It can mean that the food traveled through the GI tract faster than typically, it can suggest the presence of increase bile salts (fatty meal) or it can just be a reflection of which bacteria are more active at the moment. Follow this link for good info:http://www.mayoclinic.org/stool-color/expert-answers/faq-20058080 ...Read more
Its Christmas!!! LOL: No really, it is usually some dietary change you have made, as long as the stool is fairly normal consistency - the color changes sometimes dramatically with changes in your diet. Should go back to normal in a day or two... As long as it is not black and tarry - that would be worrisome! have a great holiday! ...Read more
Normal variation: The main agent adding color to the poo is the material made by the liver called bile. It starts out a dark green and goes thru the yellows to brown depending on the influences of various factors in the intestines. Rapid transit thru the system, as may occur with diarrhea or breast feeding may have a greenish yellow or yellow appearance. The slower, more likely browner. ...Read more
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